When William Gilbert Gibson Sr. was born on 1 September 1834, in Monroe, Mississippi, United States, his father, George Washington Gibson, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ann Sparks, was 32. He married Elizabeth Elvira Ostrander on 22 April 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States in 1880 and Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1900. He died on 2 November 1908, in Tombstone, Cochise, Arizona, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Tombstone, Cochise, Arizona, United States.
English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son, hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland, having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin, see Giblin .
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